Each month LUFTHANSA updates the status of their Business Class retrofit progress across the long haul fleet. This month’s update confirms that 70 long-haul aircraft now feature the new Business Class cabin. That means that 6 additional aircraft now sport the new Business Class Cabin as compared to their February update. The aircraft registration codes that are highlighted in green represent the 6 newly retrofitted aircraft.
Here is the breakdown by Aircraft type and then by specific aircraft:
Airbus A330: D-AIKP, D-AIKQ, D-AIKR, D-AIKS (These 4 planes were line-fit meaning that they were delivered by Airbus with the seats installed). D-AIKD, D-AIKE, D-AIKF, D-AIKG, D-AIKH, D-AIKI, D-AIKK, D-AIKM, D-AIKN, D-AIKB have all been retrofit by Lufthansa Technik. This represents 74% of the A330 fleet.
Airbus A340-300: D-AIGM, D-AIGS, D-AIGO, D-AIGV, D-AIGT, D-AIGN, D-AIFE, D-AIGZ, D-AIFC, D-AIGX, D-AIGU, D-AIFF, D-AIGL, D-AIFD, D-AIGW, D-AIFA (All Retrofit). This represents 95% of the A340-300 fleet.
Airbus A340-600: D-AIHE, D-AIHF, D-AIHK, D-AIHN, D-AIHQ, D-AIHR, D-AIHS, D-AIHV, D-AIHW, D-AIHX, D-AIHB, D-AIHC, D-AIHD (All Retrofit). This represents 54% of the A340-600 fleet.
Airbus A380: D-AIMK, D-AIML, D-AIMB, D-AIME,D-AIMJ, D-AIMC, D-AIMI, D-AIMG, D-AIMF. MK and ML were line fit while all other A380s were retrofitted. This represents 75% of the A380 fleet.
Boeing 747-8i: All 17 aircraft have the new Business Class. D-ABYS enters service in March.
Boeing 747-400: D-ABVW (Retrofit). This represents 6% of the 747-400 Fleet, 1 out of 17 thus far.
If you have upcoming Business Class travel on Lufthansa, you can use this tool to determine if your flight will have an aircraft equipped with the new Business Class.